Believe Initiative - Leadership Chapter Head

(Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0037 Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe Believe Initiative, which helps students build resilience and self-belief, is looking for capable and passionate student leaders to run a Believe Leadership Chapter at their school! The Believe Leadership Course that each Chapter facilitates, teaches important leadership, entrepreneurship, and mental wellness skills to high school students all while helping them earn volunteer hours.
ContactSarah Wells, Olympian & Founder of the Believe Initiative; Email:
Duties2 Believe Leadership cycles per year - Each cycle is ~10 weeks 
Next Cycle is Spring 2022. Acceptance Deadline is February 28th. 
If accepted you would be in charge of running a Believe Leadership Chapter at your school or in your community. You will: 
- Complete the Chapter Head training which will give you everything you need to be able to run a successful chapter 
- Set up Chapter at your school 
- Promote the Chapter & recruit members 
- Teach a 8 week student led program to help your members build leadership skills and complete a Believe Passion Project. All lessons, activities, and content will be provided  
- Optional Chapter Head meet ups to connect and learn from other Believe Chapters  
- Can choose to apply with a friend/peer 
Next Step: Apply at
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BenefitsVolunteer hours * resume builder * training provided * resources & tools * access to a network of other Believe student chapters all across Canada * support from Olympians * leadership opportunity * create change in the community
Ages14 year(s) - 19 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForHighschool students
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking
Commitment LengthShort Term - Approximately 10 weeks
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours4 / Week
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; 2 Believe Leadership cycles per year - Each cycle is ~10 weeks 
Next Cycle is Spring 2022.
LocationVirtual or in-person at your school (flexible)
Number of PositionsActon: 10 individual(s) ; Burlington: 30 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 20 individual(s) ; Milton: 30 individual(s) ; Oakville: 30 individual(s) 
120 individual(s) needed in total. 
Chapter Head positions available in all regions at High Schools where Chapter's don't currently exist.
TrainingOrientation - Online after you complete the training with the group of other student chapter heads from all across Canada ; Training is provided - Online training to be completed after you have been accepted
Application Deadline28 Feb 2022
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 01 Feb 2022
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Organization NameCommunity Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Office Phone905-632-1975
Toll Free Phone1-855-395-8807
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
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